Sneakers In Tinseltown

In which the beloved Nike Lady makes her Hollywood rounds

Moore: Twelve-year-olds working in [Indonesian] factories? That's O.K. with you?

Knight: They're not 12-year-olds working in factories... The minimum age is 14.

Moore: How about 14, then? Doesn't that bother you?

Knight: No.

--Nike CEO Phil Knight talking to director Michael Moore in a scene from The Big One

What was Phil Knight thinking when he agreed to appear in Michael Moore's just released movie? If he actually trusted the populist filmmaker to intervene as Knight went postal on camera and started pumping round after round into his own foot, then Nike's founder is even more out of touch than legend...

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